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3 great upgrades to Chrome this month

3 great upgrades to Chrome this month

Unlike the release schedule of the Android operating system, new versions of the Chrome browser come out so often that they’re distinguished only by the version number. The most recent release is number 57, and it packs a little more wallop than the average upgrade.

Does Optane SSD deserve your data?

Does Optane SSD deserve your data?

Hardware buyers often have a list of specifications they need to consider. They have to assess graphics cards, RAM, processing power, and even the sound system. As if choosing a new computer wasn’t hard enough, Intel released a hard drive optimized for fast performance and storage.

The best features of Android’s Nougat 7.0

The best features of Android’s Nougat 7.0

It’s official. Google Pixel users have lost one of their best bragging rights. The latest addition to the family is considered to be one of the most advanced devices on the market. But Android 7.0, one of the most recognized software features, will soon be available to users with older smartphones.

Updated Microsoft Teams is set for release

Updated Microsoft Teams is set for release

Slack is a well-known, cloud-based collaboration tool that helps your team communicate better and be more productive. Microsoft Teams is Window’s own version with a twist. It’s been reported that prior to its release, a gigantic update was rolled out that equipped Teams with a bevy of features that will definitely make a difference.

Turn off ads in Windows File Explorer

Turn off ads in Windows File Explorer

Microsoft has quietly begun doing the unthinkable: inserting advertisements into your File Explorer. The last place anyone ever expected to see a OneDrive promotion is right alongside their ‘My Documents’ folder, and we expect the first thing they’ll think is, “How do I turn that off?” Read on to find out how.

How to recover from ransomware in your Mac

How to recover from ransomware in your Mac

Cybersecurity experts stumbled into a ransomware variant late last month, but this one doesn’t target Windows devices. The malware, known as OSX/Filecoder.E, encrypts Mac data like any cryptolocker strain many businesses have seen in the past. However, unlike normal ransomware that release files after the Bitcoin ransom is paid, this new strain makes no such promises.

‘Always Free’ added to Google Cloud Platform

‘Always Free’ added to Google Cloud Platform

A cloud platform provides businesses with a means to develop, customize, and manage applications for their business’s needs. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure offer this cloud service, but Google has just come up with a compelling alternative in the form of an ‘Always Free’ tier for its own Cloud Platform service.

Firewalls: hardware vs. software

Firewalls: hardware vs. software

Software solutions are almost always more user-friendly than hardware solutions. There’s no need to worry about cabling, firmware, and power consumption. But when it comes to firewalls, a software solution just can’t measure up to its hardware counterpart.

Malware on Android smartphones

Malware on Android smartphones

Desktop and laptop users install security software updates and do everything they can to safeguard against cyber attacks. The same cannot be said of smartphone users. This is understandable because cyber threats on mobile phones are less visible… but that doesn’t mean they don’t happen.

Which Office 365 model is right for you?

Which Office 365 model is right for you?

Office 365 Business, Business Premium, Enterprise E1, E3, and E5. Each of these Office 365 plans offer different features and services. Implement the wrong one, and you may end up with a solution that doesn’t fully meet your company’s needs. To help your business select the right Office 365 license, we’ve summarized and listed the different features of each plan.